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1963 #23 Iran

Published 1963

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Producer Watson Kintner
Audio/Visual silent, color


Cat. Reel 249 1963: Reel 23: Iran. Kerman. Zabedan. Birjand. Gonabad. May 11-15

Wall, fortress.
People in thatch shelter.
Camels at water hole.
Baluchi tribe: note waterbag on tripod.
Tent interior.
Water bag on tent flap.
People in tent.
Water bag.
Tents (Zahedan area)
Violin (CU).
Drum or tambourine: pegs hold skin head.
Drinking tea.
Double skin bellows operated by woman.
Camel: note pebbly ground, pools of water.
Grinding stones.
[Tribal nomadic people]: traveling blacksmiths and repairmen.
Pounding anvil.
[Tribal nomadic people], tent.
Bringing firewood to Zahedan.
People watching flash flood.
Basic loom in black tent (cu).
Mud dome huts: note vent holes in tops.
Brush for fire.
Village, cobblestone house (outside of Birjand).
Wearing carpet on loom: tying knots (cu).
Rug: Arabic script.
Madrasah / School: studying Quran.
Basic loom, details (cu).


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